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ABC
Jan 19, 2013 12:35am PST
, 30-year-old alexis wright, was actually a front for a prostitution ring used by more than 150 men, some of them prominent members of this tight knit community. >> i thought she was a little, i don't know, not risque, but a little flirtatious at times with a couple of the male participants of the class, but, i mean, it's zumba. you are many there to have fun. >> reporter: it unralphed this fall when police raided the dance studio and a nearby office. confiscating detailed records, hours of videotape, and what's now known as the list, names of alleged clients police are making public. today the man accused of bank rolling the studio, charged with 59 counts of promoting prostitution and invasion of privacy, is telling his side of the story for the first time days before his upcoming trial. >> we had a friendship. we talked often. i may see her once a month. >> reporter: married for more than 30 years and a father of two, local insurance agent mark strong sr. admits he co-signed the lease and gave wright a loan for her zumba studio, and he says they had a sexual relationship. >> never
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 1:30pm PST
ms. america. but for most of her early life, alexis weinman spent her time alo alone. >> i was very quiet, because i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i really didn't have any friends. >> reporter: her parents knew there was something wrong but their small town of cutbank, montana, didn't have the resources to help figure out what it was. and then at the age of 11, after years and years of searching for answers, a doctor finally put a name to wineman's condition. pervasive development disorder. a mild form of autism. typically children with autism are very intelligent. but very quiet. socially awkward. and they don't respond appropriately to interactions with other people. typically, they don't end up becoming beauty queens, either. but wineman says one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i wanted to accept myself and my autism. and i realized that my autism isn't what defines me. i define what is autism. >> reporter: she entered the ms. montana pageant as a way to prove to herself she could do anything she set her mind to.
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
in this small town in maine. he bankrolled the studio so alexis wright could teach workout classes. >> we had a friendship. we talked often. i may see her once a month. >> reporter: the scandal unraveled this past fall, when kennebunk police raided the office, confiscating detailed records, hours of videotape, and what's now known as the list. more than 100 names of clients who allegedly paid wright for sex. police are making those names public. >> i thought she was a little -- not risque. but flirtatious at times. >> reporter: a father of two, strong also admits, he had a sexual relationship with wright. >> never became romantic. >> reporter: it was just physical? >> it was strictly physical. >> i have no comment. >> reporter: wright has been charged with more than 100 counts of prostitution, violation of privacy, and tax evasion. the indictment also alleges that wright secretly recorded over 100 hours of video with her clients, something strong denies knowing about. he denies any wrongdoing. but he says, he will spend the rest of his life apologizing to his wife. >> i'm sorry for any dishon
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
life, alexis wineman spent her time alone. >> i was very quiet because i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i really didn't have any friends. >> reporter: her parents knew there was something wrong, but their small town of cutbank, montana, didn't have the resources to figure out what it was. at age 11, after years and years of searching for answers, a doctor finally put a name to her condition -- pervasive development disorder. a mild form of autism. typically children with autism are very intelligent. but very quiet. socially awkward, and they don't respond appropriately to interactions with other people. typically they don't end up becoming beauty queens either. but wineman says one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i longed to really accept myself and my autism. and i realized that my autism isn't what defines me. i define what is autism. >> she entered the miss montana pageants as a way to prove to herself she could do anything she set her mind to. >> i fell in love with the program. good thing, too, because i won. i wasn'
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 11:00am PST
to become miss america. but for most of her early life, alexis weinman spent her time alone. >> i was very quiet because i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i really didn't have any friends. >> her parents knew there was something wrong but their small town of cutbank, montana didn't have the resources to help them figure out what it was. at the age of 11, a doctor finally put a name to her condition. pervasive development disorder. a mild form of autism. typically children with autism are very intelligent but very quiet. socially awkward and don't respond appropriately to interactions with other people. typically, they don't end up becoming beauty queens either but she says one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i longed to accept myself and my autism and i realized that my autism isn't what defines me. i define what is autism. >> she entered the miss montana pageant as a way to problem she could do anything. >> i fell in love with the program, good thing too because i won. i wasn't expecting to win but it's funny how things work
Search Results 0 to 12 of about 13 (some duplicates have been removed)